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March 2010

• TransPark broke with no way to retire debt
• Scandals, history to sting Dems in ’10?

• Study urges N.C. legislature rein in regulators, Page 2
• N.C. pension fund experiences largest lost in real estate funds, Page 3
• Environmentalist urges nuclear over coal, Page 4
• Employers: Government uncertainty, costs hold hiring in check, Page 5
• Minor parties still face significant barriers to ballot, Page 6
• 45 law firms seeking cut of state pension litigation, Page 7

• Kristen Blair commentary: Recreational media the other parent, Page 8
• Guilford schools want in on federal stimulus spending fun, Page 8
• Fireworks follow state board’s proposed history course changes, Page 9

• Actor Glover reframes MLK in King Day speech at UNC-CH, Page 11
• George Leef commentary: Why so few faculty conservatives, Page 11
• Campus briefs, page 12
• Report reviews speech codes at N.C. colleges, Page 12
• Requiem for a heavyweight: Bowles announces his resignation, Page 13

• New assessment financing stirring Ire, Page 16
• Court: Subdivision notice isn’t always required, Page 17
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Local government and police issues, Page 17
• Local Innovation Bulletin Board, Page 18
• Yadkin-Catawba water dispute parties OK transfer agreement, Page 18
• Counties, metros buying abortions with local taxpayer funds, Page 19

• Review: Civil rights museum open after turbulent beginning, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: N.C. History Project works to prevent decay of studies into past, Page 21
• Short Takes on Culture, Page 22
• History of key N.C. battle ‘excellent,’ Page 22
1938 argues that lead of ‘master race’ had no master plan, Page 23

• Daren Bakst commentary: Hey, let the dogs in, Page 24
• Editorial: The pitfall of ethics policing, Page 24
• Editorial: Debt and the voters, Page 25
• Editorial: It’s tough all around, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Some thoughts from the ‘worst person on the world,’ Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Why the recovery should be slow, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Filibuster is what makes U.S. Senate unique, Page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: Forced annexation vs. property rights, Page 27

• A CJ parody: Edwards’ mistress gets NC’s highest honor, Page 28

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March 2010 - Carolina Journal
Print Edition

March 2010

• TransPark broke with no way to retire debt
• Scandals, history to sting Dems in ’10?

• Study urges N.C. legislature rein in regulators, Page 2
• N.C. pension fund experiences largest lost in real estate funds, Page 3
• Environmentalist urges nuclear over coal, Page 4
• Employers: Government uncertainty, costs hold hiring in check, Page 5
• Minor parties still face significant barriers to ballot, Page 6
• 45 law firms seeking cut of state pension litigation, Page 7

• Kristen Blair commentary: Recreational media the other parent, Page 8
• Guilford schools want in on federal stimulus spending fun, Page 8
• Fireworks follow state board’s proposed history course changes, Page 9

• Actor Glover reframes MLK in King Day speech at UNC-CH, Page 11
• George Leef commentary: Why so few faculty conservatives, Page 11
• Campus briefs, page 12
• Report reviews speech codes at N.C. colleges, Page 12
• Requiem for a heavyweight: Bowles announces his resignation, Page 13

• New assessment financing stirring Ire, Page 16
• Court: Subdivision notice isn’t always required, Page 17
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Local government and police issues, Page 17
• Local Innovation Bulletin Board, Page 18
• Yadkin-Catawba water dispute parties OK transfer agreement, Page 18
• Counties, metros buying abortions with local taxpayer funds, Page 19

• Review: Civil rights museum open after turbulent beginning, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: N.C. History Project works to prevent decay of studies into past, Page 21
• Short Takes on Culture, Page 22
• History of key N.C. battle ‘excellent,’ Page 22
1938 argues that lead of ‘master race’ had no master plan, Page 23

• Daren Bakst commentary: Hey, let the dogs in, Page 24
• Editorial: The pitfall of ethics policing, Page 24
• Editorial: Debt and the voters, Page 25
• Editorial: It’s tough all around, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Some thoughts from the ‘worst person on the world,’ Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Why the recovery should be slow, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Filibuster is what makes U.S. Senate unique, Page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: Forced annexation vs. property rights, Page 27

• A CJ parody: Edwards’ mistress gets NC’s highest honor, Page 28

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